Add more Time Options for Speed Games

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Postby littlefishdr on Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:08 pm

thanks wicked :wink: plus just wondering i no lack said speed games are coming in 2007. do have any more precise date like what month maybe
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Postby wicked on Tue Jan 30, 2007 5:34 pm

nope, no date yet.
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Suggestion: Real Time Game Option

Postby ericisshort on Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:17 am

new game option: real-time game where each person only has an hour to take their turn.

Once the game starts, the first player's turn starts automatically (no BEGIN TURN option), giving them only an hour to finish their turn. Once they end their turn, it starts the next player, etc.
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Postby s.xkitten on Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:29 am

look at the to do list before you post a new idea
http://www.conquerclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2112
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Postby ericisshort on Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:58 am

I did look at the to do list and I missed that one, but I think this would be much simpler. No need to change much coding-wise... just ending one player's turn will start the next player's.
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Postby s.xkitten on Sat Feb 10, 2007 2:00 am

what about freestyle games?
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Postby gavin_sidhu on Sat Feb 10, 2007 2:32 am

ericisshort wrote:I did look at the to do list and I missed that one, but I think this would be much simpler. No need to change much coding-wise... just ending one player's turn will start the next player's.
interesting idea.
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Postby ericisshort on Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:58 am

s.xkitten wrote:what about freestyle games?
I don't see this having much in common with freestyle.

As we all know, with freestyle you can change the order of play each round and in effect get two turns before someone else gets to take one. That gives an advantage to those who are playing in real time, but can still slow down the game if someone decides to wait a couple of hours (or 23) to start their turn.

A real time game (as I envision it) would keep the order of play. All that would be different from a standard game would be in removing the "begin turn" part.
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Speed mode

Postby PersianPrince on Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:12 pm

There should be an option where you are able to set the move timer to as low as 3 minutes. Perhaps with options such as 12 hours, 1 hour,
3 minutes would be like speed chess.

Reasons: For those who want a fast-paced game. Having variability would be good. This especially helps if you are in a fast paced game, but some one is losing and they decide to wait 24 hours instead of taking their turn.

Keep frustration level down, introduce another segment / element of games.

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RT

Postby coolpsp on Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:57 am

RT game type

so instead of clicking Freestyle or sequential you select RT which means the game is freestyle but each round is limited to 1 hour which is good because you can play quicker games and it wouldn't be too diffucult to do.
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Re: RT

Postby delahoc on Fri May 18, 2007 7:40 pm

[quote="coolpsp"]RT game type

so instead of clicking Freestyle or sequential you select RT which means the game is freestyle but each round is limited to 1 hour which is good because you can play quicker games and it wouldn't be too diffucult to do.[/quote]

Not a bad option. But also adding in 12hr or 8hr max turn limits would be a popular improvement. Frankly, I'd be eager to play Rt games as well as 8hr games. Maybe a 10min max?

BTW - for what we are told is one of the most popular requests, this one does seem to be taking a while to make it ....

Not a gripe ... well, maybe a little ...
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Postby dominationnation on Sat May 19, 2007 12:35 am

8 hour game wouldnt work.

say there are 3 players.

player A makes his move at 10 in the morning
player B takes his turn 7 hours later at 5.
Player C goes 7 hours later at midnight.
Player A cant be expected to be awake at midnight or wake up before 8 just to play cc. I mean I would do it but normal people wouldnt
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Spot on.

Postby shyteds on Wed May 23, 2007 2:57 pm

When I played risk at a friends house it worked out that anyone taking longer than 10 minutes to negotiate an alliance and another 5 to deploy and attack was just not very good at the game anyway, and it was more fun to play a whole game in a night. I think sequential 10/15mins a turn is definitely the way to go!!! A 3 hour real time game would be an excellent idea.
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Re: Spot on.

Postby delahoc on Tue May 29, 2007 1:05 am

[quote="shyteds"]When I played risk at a friends house it worked out that anyone taking longer than 10 minutes to negotiate an alliance and another 5 to deploy and attack was just not very good at the game anyway, and it was more fun to play a whole game in a night. I think sequential 10/15mins a turn is definitely the way to go!!! A 3 hour real time game would be an excellent idea.[/quote]

Yup, I'm with you. A 10 or 15 minutes RT game would work real well.

I understand the argument about an 8 hour game, but if people know what they're signing up for, then what's the problem? Maybe a 1 hour max? Or a 4 hour max?

All I know for sure is that I'm sick to death of waiting 24 hours for someone to miss a turn, then waiting another 24 hours for them to miss another turn ... etc. I've had games drag out for a week or more because people only logged on once a day - and sometimes not even that often. Makes the game drag for the rest of us that want things to move along quickly.

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Postby balvanboy on Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:51 pm

When we can play live games?
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Postby 3seven1 on Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:40 pm

This is a great idea.

In the mean-time, i'll check out the callout board.
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Postby Awesome on Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:12 pm

I like the idea of the realtime game for 3 hours, and then it switching over to a normal 12/24 hour turns. Because If you sign up for a rt game you are expected to play straight for the next block of time. But for the games that go on longer than expected.. some people need to sleep!
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Postby 3seven1 on Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:53 pm

If you need to sleep then don't join a game with a time limit. Join a game that is set to 24 hour turns. This would just be an option for those of us that don't want to wait 2 weeks to finish a game and don't need sleep.
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Postby Awesome on Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:53 am

I'm just saying, sometimes games go much longer than expected. Maybe you only play escalating card games, but holy crap can no card games go on forever.
For games that go on 5, 6, 7 hours. Who plays straight for that long? Who wants to be sitting up at 4am thinking "I wish I could sleep, but I don't want to lose this game"
The shorter time limit games are a great idea for rt games. But there has to be some way out of it for the games that never end.
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Postby 3seven1 on Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:45 pm

I understand. But this is just an option, it's not meant to be a new standard for the site. I'd love to have this as an option when starting a new game or for when i'm trying to join a new game.
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Postby colaj23 on Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:46 pm

ok, its august... when the hell are speed-games coming?
Lack, and other mod and admin, i realize that you all have a lot of stuff to take care of on the to-do list, but i want these games to come out soon. i took a summer break from cc b/c i couldn't be sure that i would make all of my turns, and i dont want to make anyones life miserable. could you just give us a vague date, even the month would be spectacular. Thanks.
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Postby frenkimercenary on Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:36 am

i agree!
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Postby Herakilla on Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:33 am

frenkimercenary wrote:i agree!


speed games are already out! and the post before yours was in AUGUST lol
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Add more Time Options for Speed Games

Postby herndawg on Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:56 pm

Concise description:
  • Give the option in speed games for 1 minutes, 2 1/2 minute, and 5 minute turns.

Specifics/Details:
  • Many times players complain about how slow speed games go, especially when everybody waits 4 minutes and 30 seconds before doing anything. This would give the option to have much faster speed games

How this will benefit the site and/or other comments:
  • It will vastly speed up speed games, and give an option for faster, or slower speed games
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Postby hecter on Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:32 pm

I think minute and a half times would be totally awesome... I don't know about choosing your own times however, that could complicate things and make it all messy...
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